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Chairman on Squad Building

15 July 2013

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Doncaster Rovers official website spoke to Chairman John Ryan about the summer squad building process.

How is the squad building for the new season going?
"It’s going well; we are working hard to bring in some good players who will compliment the squad we already have.

"It’s going to be a new challenge so we are trying to get a very fit and competitive squad ready for the start against Blackpool on August 3rd. 

"I know that Paul (Dickov) will deliver but we all have to have to be a little patient. I know fans are getting frustrated because things have not happened but I can promise that there is lots going on behind scenes. 

"I feel we will be a force to be reckoned with this coming season." 

Does Paul give you a list of his targets?
"Not really, the players we bring in are all down to Paul. He does approach us when he needs to do a deal - I try and assist him all I can. 

"I have a lot of contacts in football as does Paul, so we work together to get what we want. We are close to signing some very good players; Paul is working hard on that as we speak."

How close do you feel Paul is to having the squad he wants?
"We are not far away; we already had some very good players from last season and we are working hard to add even more quality into what is already a fantastic squad. 

"If you go back one year, Dean (Saunders) only had about four contracted players at this point and we were all worried that we would not have a squad for the season. Look at what happened there! 

"I would like to remind the fans that last year we had fewer players and won the league; so please be patient as there is a lot going on. 

"Please assess where we are on the 3rd August against Blackpool; I feel you will all be satisfied."

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